Definition of crossword puzzle
- My father does the crossword puzzle every morning.
: a puzzle in which words are filled into a pattern of numbered squares in answer to correspondingly numbered clues and in such a way that the words read across and down
: to offer or represent to (someone) a problem difficult to solve or a situation difficult to resolve : challenge mentally
: complicate, entangle
: to solve with difficulty or ingenuity
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